There are an estimated 1.2 billion Muslims in the world. The Organization of Islamic Countries has 55 member states. The ten countries with the largest Muslim population are: Indonesia (170.3 million), Pakistan (136 million), Bangladesh (106 million), India (103 million), Turkey (62.4 million), Iran (60.7 million), Egypt (53.7 million), Nigeria (47.7 million), and China (37.1 million). Of these countries only Egypt is an Arab country. Most Arabs are Muslims, but most Muslims are not Arabs.
posted on 01/25/2004 3:12:19 PM PST
by Luis Gonzalez
(The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
To: Luis Gonzalez
Most Arabs are Muslims, but most Muslims are not Arabs.
And very important to remember; most of American Arabs are Christians - many of them the descendents of the first Christians.
posted on 01/25/2004 3:15:29 PM PST
by A. Pole
(pay no attention to the man behind the curtain , the hand of free market must be invisible)
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